Rockets lament missed chances after losing to Warriors

Rockets lament missed chances after losing to Warriors

"We obviously know what LeBron's capable of", Curry said shortly after the Warriors' Game 7 win at Houston ended.

All told in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals on Monday night, Houston made just seven of 44 3-points in a 101-92 loss to Golden State.

The Rockets were understandably emotional after losing just one game shy of the NBA Finals, with Trevor Ariza, Clint Capela and P.J. Tucker in tears.

Love had been averaging 13.9 points per game with 10 rebounds in the postseason this year.

Head coach Steve Kerr said the injury, originally described as a bone bruise, had no defined timetable for recovery and is typically a matter of an individual's pain threshold.

Although a Rockets-Cavaliers matchup may have been more interesting, it's likely that at least 20 million fans will watch Thursday evening to see if LeBron can carry his team against the Warriors' squad of future Hall of Famers. "They have (James), the best player in the world".

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There really is no hiding place for goalkeepers as when they make a mistake it usually results in losing a goal. But Scotland global Robertson insists the responsibilty will be shared by the whole team.

The Texas-based outfit secured the number one seed in the west for the first time in franchise history and won a record 65 games in the regular season. Still, this series isn't a slam dunk, and several players on each side will determine how it goes. Houston seeks layups and 3-point shots.

Cleveland Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love might not be eligible to play in Game 1 of the NBA Finals, as he continues to go through the league's concussion protocol. They also turn their attention to offseason plans, potential moves and tough looming decision for the front office down the line.

This is the fifth straight trip to the NBA Finals where James' team is considered an underdog, but the odds makers have less faith than ever.

As the debate about Golden State being a potential dynasty rages on, general manager Bob Myers is not interested in talking about that possibility. The Cavaliers may have LeBron James, but they're going to be the biggest underdog in a Finals since his career started in 2003. Cleveland is an inferior defensive team to Houston, and Durant should have more opportunities to make things happen, both for himself and for his teammates.

The truly great LeBron James will try and lead his Cavs teammates by the hand past the greatest team that money has bought. Those teams were much more evenly matched with stacked squads of talent.

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